How to Add Real Distributed Transactions to MongoDB – Ron Zavner

From time to time, I like to visit NoSQL conferences and talk to people from the community to see how they solve their problems. I guess I find it more neutral to do this sometimes, as opposed to speaking to

Moving away from Mainframe to Commodity – How?

Moving away from Mainframe to Commodity – How? Mainframe (Z/OS) based systems running COBOL programs are legacy systems in many organizations. These are planned to be replaced with low cost commodity servers running Java or .Net based systems, saving the

Possible Impossibility – The Race to Zero Latency

I recently read a book called: "Physics of the Impossible" by the theoretical physicist Michio Kaku. Dr. Kaku lists "Possible Impossibilities" and classifies these into different categories where all these "impossibilities" may happen in the near/distant future. When talking about "zero

Custom Matching-Two Dimensional Cartesian space Comparison using GigaSpaces

Usually you index and execute queries using primitive fields (long, float, string, etc). The fields may be within the root level of the space object, or embedded within nested objects within the space object. You may construct a query using

The Master-Worker Pattern

The Master-Worker Pattern (sometimes called Master-Slave pattern) is used for parallel processing. It follows a simple approach that allows applications to perform simultaneous processing across multiple machines or processes via a Master and multiple Workers. In GigaSpaces XAP, you can